It’s here in this old radio play:
The man says: “Easy does it.”
What does that mean?
It is an idiomatic expression that means “slow down”; the man is saying to use a more “easy” effort. The expression is used when someone is doing something too quickly and might make a mistake because of speed, such as when moving heavy objects or cutting something. (Literally, an easy effort will do the job, but a hasty one might cause a problem.)
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